Over the Hump

Just as you are sick of reading about transition….I am sick of being in it! Nobody likes change and I am no exception. When I do have to go through transitions I like them to be quick and dirty. Last week as G and I were discussing the blog I realized we still had one…

Thankful Thursday: Friends

A lot of my friends are going through big transitions right now. Some are watching their kids enter their senior year and they are searching for colleges. Some are having career changes and still others are watching what feels like their entire life walk in the other direction. It’s not an easy time. In fact,…

Is Change a Chance for Calm?

When I envision transition I always conjure my own version of the tectonic plate theory in motion. Sometimes, it creates calamity and other times nothing happens at all and there’s calm. My gut reaction to change is resistance even before I really know what it is or what it’ll mean. But lately I’ve had experiences…

Transitioning My Heart

Once again, I am on the eve of sending another child off into the world. Okay, this time it’s to Haiti and it’s only for a week. I know there are bigger things happening in the world and many of you have faced much larger challenges, but sending two of my girls off in a…

Transition

January is the typical time where we all start fresh and begin our lives anew. August, though is the month for transition. School supplies are being purchased, kids are going back to school, and our older kids are going off to college or into the real world. It’s a time of big changes for many….